Category: Rogue Traders

Watchdog “Rogue Trader” Washing Machine Repairs

By , October 14, 2010 9:32 pm

Clive Bramall who runs Oxford and Abingdon washing machine repairs in Oxfordshire featured as this weeks “Rogue Trader” on Watchdog on BBC1. He is known for taking customers money and never returning, in fact over 70 known calls have been made to trading standards before being aired on TV tonight. I would think by the end of the week there will be many more.

Featured on the show Laura Smith who called Clive Bramall out last year to repair her washing machine was told by him that she needed a new pump. He took a hundred and fifty pounds from her and claimed he fitted this new pump.

When Laura came to use the washing machine it didn’t work. It had the same fault as it had before so she called him out again. When Clive Bramall returned he basically told Laura the machine was not repairable and she would need to purchase a new one. Clive then took a further three hundred and seventy five pounds from her but he never returned. NO machine and defiantly NO refunded.
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